We are delighted that you are looking at how to get to Wimborne Minster!

Wimborne Minster is set in the beautiful East Dorset countryside, but only around 8 miles from Bournemouth and Poole, just 40 minutes from Southampton and Salisbury and just 2 hours from London and Bristol.

By Car

Post code for your satnav – BH21 1JA

There are several car parks in Wimborne and we recommend the two Allenview car parks if you’re new to the town.

Parking is relatively cheap in Wimborne, and you can use the Just Park App or telephone parking, and all machines accept card and contactless payment as well as cash.

By Bus

There are two bus companies operating regular services to and from Wimborne Minster from Poole and Bournemouth


Wimborne is a cycle friendly town. There are a number of cycle lanes in development on the main entrances into town, most notably from Canford Bottom off the A31 into Leigh Road. 

There are a number of bike racks around the town, and several businesses have on-site facilities for bicycle parking while you enjoy a coffee or lunch. 

By Train

The nearest train station is Poole. There are regular services from London and Weymouth, amongst others.  Taxis or buses are regularly available for the short 8 mile journey.

By Air

Bournemouth Airport

Bournemouth Airport is located approximately 8 miles from Wimborne. 

Bournemouth Airport IATA code is BOH.

Southampton Airport

It takes less than one hour to drive to Wimborne from Southampton Airport 32 miles from Wimborne, and there are regular train services to Bournemouth and Poole, where you can take a bus to Wimborne. Southampton Airport IATA code is SOU.

By Coach

National Express coaches come to Poole or Ringwood.  You can connect to a local bus service from either of these locations.

Coach Parking

Coach, minibus and motorhome parking can be found in Allenview Car Park. 

By Taxi

There are usually several taxi companies to choose from in Wimborne Minster.  Please search the internet for “Wimborne Taxi Company”.

Ask for Wimborne Square or High Street for a central drop-off.